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February 2010

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Virginias vs. Carolinas: Which offers superior recreation?

Carolinas: 46% I think bigger is better. North Carolina has the highest peak in the Eastern United States with Mt. Mitchell, and the accompanying Black...

Get Fit, Get Smart

Getting in shape can also give you a brain boost. According to recent findings revealed in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,...

SloperFest: Pickin’ and Sendin’

The Southern SloperFest Bouldering Competition and Music Festival brings together two of the South’s favorite pastimes—bluegrass and bouldering. On March 6 the annual festival...

Bugle Call

Two centuries ago, native elk roamed the Southern Appalachians. Now, more than 150 years after extinction from over-hunting, the Virginia Department of Game and...

NASCAR Driver vs. Family Farmer

Former Daytona 500 champion Ernie Irvan is suing his neighbor, a family farmer, over too much noise and dust. Located on Wadmalaw Island, S.C.,...

Atlanta’s New Trails

The Cochran Shoals/Sope Creek unit of Atlanta’s Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is scheduled to get a trail overhaul in 2010. Ten miles of...